sacred scripture

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Noun1.sacred scripture - any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious groupsacred scripture - any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group
religious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing - writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity
canon - a collection of books accepted as holy scripture especially the books of the Bible recognized by any Christian church as genuine and inspired
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Indeed, there is hardly the professor in our colleges, who, if he has mastered the difficulties of the language, has proportionally mastered the difficulties of the wit and poetry of a Greek poet, and has any sympathy to impart to the alert and heroic reader; and as for the sacred Scriptures, or Bibles of mankind, who in this town can tell me even their titles?
Synopsis: "Galatians" is the latest addition to the Baker Academic 'Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture' series.
DESCRIPTION: Law and religious life, caring for elder religious, and sacred scripture are the topics of three well-established conferences at Misericordia University this summer.
Too often the stories selected for these abridged versions of sacred scripture are overly simplistic and don't stir the already wild and fertile imaginations of children.
figure By Joe Babendreier As a Christian, you have probably quoted sacred Scripture many times.
Followers of which religion regard the Koran as their sacred scripture? 9.
The Sacred Scripture is the main source of Revelation and the perennial source for the life of the Church.
Galileo had his telescope to prove his theory while the Church had sacred scripture to prove their theory.
"We are reminded throughout sacred scripture that God our Father is loving, merciful, compassionate and forgiving," the statement said.
The mosque also provides Quran memorization circles for those eager to study and learn from the sacred scripture. The Katara mosque's exterior design takes cue from the Dome of the Rock mosque in Jerusalem, a gesture of gratitude towards the great Islamic culture.
He added: "As Sacred Scripture says, 'It is in giving that we receive'."
The Inspiration and Truth of Sacred Scripture. By the Pontifical Biblical Commission.